SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 25, 2007 04:15 ET

Southern California Wildfires Force Red Alert Status, Closures for Pharma-Bio Facilities, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - October 25, 2007) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- California's raging wildfires have affected a lot more than the hundreds of homes that were destroyed this week. The Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry has a major presence in San Diego County, and companies have taken steps to secure their employees' safety and peace of mind. Pfizer has led the way by closing the doors of its huge La Jolla research facility. With more than 1,000 employees, the company decided that closing the site would allow its people to deal with any personal issues arising from the fires.

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